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    Today, 10:32 AM
    Yes, I noticed that HF now limits what products that 20% coupon works on. My pallet truck also wouldn't take the 20% coupon. I'll just go elsewhere....
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    Today, 10:24 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    That is a cultural thing that is expected. Throw in India and the Ladies Market in Hong Kong. At one point in my life, I was out of Aviation and was...
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    Today, 01:26 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    I like a good deal as much as anyone, but the way I acquired the 10EE and K.O. Lee is the only way to realistically do it, and have luck on your side.
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    Today, 12:15 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    787 #1, in Nagoya, Japan. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    Yesterday, 10:26 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    Insulting? No, annoying to the point I don't want to deal with it? Yes. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    Yesterday, 08:38 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    The folding engine hoist.
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    Yesterday, 04:53 PM
    Just cut the gear with a form cutter, go back in with a carbide bur on a die grinder and put undercuts where needed by hand. No one is going to see...
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    Yesterday, 04:36 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    If it's a good price, yes. There's another name for tire kickers, "Choosy Beggar's", especially where I live. If I don't like the price, I don't even...
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    Yesterday, 03:13 PM
    RB211 started a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    To make room in the garage, trying to sell my like new 1 ton HF engine hoist for $50. It is obsolete since having the gantry crane. Local idiot wants...
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    Yesterday, 02:34 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread OT - Amazon customer service in General
    Malls are closing where I live, big box stores other than Walmart/Sam's Club/Costco are closing. I have Amazon prime, we constantly use Amazon for...
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    Yesterday, 02:29 PM
    On a work trip again, will have to wait until I'm home Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    Yesterday, 08:57 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread OT - Amazon customer service in General
    Now that is a "You Suck" situation. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    Yesterday, 02:12 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread OT - Amazon customer service in General
    Tough to be associated with Amazon in any way. Atlas pilots are paid less than half of what I make for doing the same exact job. The difference?...
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    Yesterday, 02:06 AM
    Mine is 2500, but I could easily make it go 4000 rpm if I put a modern 5hp inverter duty motor in it with a vector drive VFD with encoder feedback. ...
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    Yesterday, 12:02 AM
    Those NSK spindles are really popular for jewelers who do 4 axis milled wax blanks. I've debated putting one on my engraving machine a few times.
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    07-18-2019, 07:03 PM
    Sorry, had to go change a couple parts on some of the mills. If you want I can look up cuts I have saved (as styles in my CAM software) for...
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    07-18-2019, 06:32 PM
    I saw this earlier, but didn't have a chance to reply. I feel like 1/8 inch is quite stout, and 1/16 is still pretty good if its not long flute or...
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    07-18-2019, 12:02 PM
    Oh, I am very much aware of the hostile environment having grown up here and seen it first hand. When I worked for one of the telephone companies in...
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    07-18-2019, 06:48 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Dennis, your shop is smaller than mine, gives me hope that I can organize mine to be functional. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    07-18-2019, 12:52 AM
    Was told it was all working before they auctioned it off, and has the electrical 3phase input. After reading the manual and making sure the lube...
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    07-17-2019, 02:39 PM
    I think a lot of those old porcelain finishes used inorganic pigments that are no longer commonly available or allowed. Its certainly an option, but...
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    07-17-2019, 09:50 AM
    Model name on the tag said, "Bandfiler" Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    07-17-2019, 09:45 AM
    Never mind, it's a fuse holder. It just struck me that this lathe is driven by a method that is extremely similar to an older diesel...
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    07-16-2019, 11:17 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 10EE crosslide in General
    Ok, I'll wear gloves next time I am cleaning it, or even touching it! Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    07-16-2019, 11:07 PM
    There's a black knob on top, maybe it's adjusted by hand Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    07-16-2019, 10:35 PM
    Here you go Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    07-16-2019, 10:31 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 10EE crosslide in General
    Figured it out, pretty simple like any other lathe. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    07-16-2019, 09:43 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread 10EE crosslide in General
    And some proof this was a warbird... I edited the contrast and sharpness to make it a little easier to read. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using...
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    07-16-2019, 09:08 PM
    RB211 started a thread 10EE crosslide in General
    Letting my son play with the dials as I was cleaning the old caked on oil/grease and he turned the crosslide beyond those lines, which I now know...
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    07-16-2019, 07:23 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread How do you move a 10ee? in General
    No, I still just push buttons while others move heavy objects. They do not want us to help load cargo. The floor is motorized with drive wheels, and...
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